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  • -15

    PR Officer Fatally Shot, Father Wounded

    PR Officer Fatally Shot, Father Wounded
    PUERTO RICKO - A police officer in Puerto Rico has been killed during an attempted robbery in which his father, also an officer, was injured. Police say 29-year-old Luis Gomez Crespo was shot several times while standing outside a restaurant Friday afternoon in the southern coastal city of Patillas. Police say he died at the hospital. They say his father, 47-year-old ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -15
  • -30

    Former-Officer Indicted On 12 Counts

    Former-Officer Indicted On 12 Counts
    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. - A Mount Rainier police officer was indicted Tuesday by a Prince George’s County grand jury on attempted murder and sex-offense charges after a July 2 shooting in Capitol Heights, the state’s attorney’s office said. The officer, who was off-duty at the time, maintained that he had been carjacked. A 12-count indictment alleges that Gene Gillette, 27, shot ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -30
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    Police: US Olympic Medalist Takes Own Life

    Police: US Olympic Medalist Takes Own Life
    SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Jeret "Speedy" Peterson, the high-flying freestyle skier whose silver medal at the Vancouver Olympics represented a triumph over the demons of his past, has died. Officials said the 29-year-old Park City resident shot himself in the head in Lambs Canyon, east of Salt Lake City. His body was discovered outside his car just off Interstate 80 ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -10
  • -25

    Multiple Gunmen Target CA Officer

    Multiple Gunmen Target CA Officer
    MORAGA, CA -- An East Bay Regional Park District police officer had to be rescued Monday after he was shot at by multiple people while on patrol in a rugged area of park lands near Moraga and Canyon, police said. The officer called dispatch about 7 p.m. asking for help after he said he was fired upon by assailants with automatic ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -25
  • +9

    New Gym Offers Intense Officer Training, Workouts

    MANCHESTER, CT - Five trainers at CrossFit Thin Blue Line demonstrated their relentless brand of workouts recently at the gym's new location. Three men, all police officers who are part owners of the business, and two female instructors launched into free-weight presses, squats with weight bars on their shoulders, kettlebell swings from knee-high to overhead and a combination squat thrust/pushup with ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +9
  • -5

    Patient Kills Psychiatrist In Bizzare Murder-Suicide

    MCLEAN, VA - The two psychiatrists were having lunch Thursday when Mark Lawrence, who’d been practicing for 40 years in McLean, confided that he was particularly concerned about one of his patients. The woman was getting paranoid, Lawrence told Melvin Stern, one of his closest friends and colleagues. And she had begun blaming all her problems on Lawrence, her 71-year-old psychiatrist. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -5
  • -13

    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman

    Cop Fights For Life After Faceoff With Gunman
    MIAMI - A New York City police detective critically wounded in a bizarre weekend shooting in Miami Beach is improving, authorities said Monday. Detective Harold Thomas, 48, was in a medically induced coma on Sunday, following several operations to stop internal bleeding. Miami Beach police Detective Juan Sanchez said detectives have been unable to speak with Thomas to find out exactly ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -13
  • +6

    Police Forced to Pepper Spray Rogue Kangaroo

    AUSTRALIA - A 94-year-old grandmother told of her life-and-death battle with a giant kangaroo which bowled her over as she was hanging out her washing. For the next terrifying five minutes Mrs Phyllis Johnson desperately shielded herself from the big red kangaroo's kicks, at one stage managing to reach a broom to try to beat it away. 'I thought it was ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated +6
  • -5

    Police Pursuit Ends In Fatal Bridge Jump

    WEST BOYLSTON, MA - A ski industry writer from Princeton jumped to his death from the Quinapoxet Bridge yesterday after leading police on an early-morning, 3-mile pursuit. Roger A. Leo, 64, died after jumping headfirst off the Interstate 190 bridge to a rocky embankment 47 feet below. Leo’s death came after Princeton police responded to a 911 call at 12:15 a.m. ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -5
  • -15

    Serial Butt Stabber Loose In D.C. Metro Area

    Serial Butt Stabber Loose In D.C. Metro Area
    FAIRFAX, VA - A woman was slashed and cut in a Fairfax County shopping mall Monday evening in what may be the latest of a series of similar incidents, Fairfax County police said. The woman, whose wound was not considered life-threatening, was cut about 5:30 p.m. in a store that caters to young women in the Fair Oaks Mall, said police ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -15
  • -22

    Boy Shot 8 Times By Police After Possessing BB Gun

    Boy Shot 8 Times By Police After Possessing BB Gun
    CHICAGO - Chicago police late Monday shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy who one official said was holding a BB gun, the second police-involved shooting of the night. No officers were injured in the roughly 11 p.m. shooting in the 1000 block of North Kedvale Avenue in the West Humboldt Park neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. His parents identified ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated -22
  • -7

    Balitmore Police Still Seeking Missing Infant

    Balitmore Police Still Seeking Missing Infant
    UPDATE: Baltimore police are headed to Washington to investigate a possible sighting of the child. BALTIMORE - More than 70 people gathered Sunday evening on an Edmondson Village street corner, rallying for the safe return of an infant who disappeared Friday with the teenager who had been left to watch him briefly. Pastors and relatives surrounded Whitney McGee, the mother of ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -7
  • -1

    VID: SF Shooting Death Presents New Challenge For Police Chief

    [gate] SAN FRANCISCO - As a police captain in San Francisco’s violent Bayview neighborhood, Greg Suhr operated from the streets. The stocky veteran schmoozed small-business owners and community leaders and prided himself on a culture of transparency. By the time he left this year, homicides in the Bayview had dropped by 50 percent. Mr. Suhr, who is now police chief, applied ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -1
  • -2

    Shooter Arrested After Injuring Seven At Popular Nightclub

    COVINGTON, WA - A Covington man fired shots into a crowd at a popular nightclub at the Muckleshoot Casino early Sunday morning, seriously injuring two victims and wounding five others, Auburn police reported. The shooting suspect, a 42-year-old man, was arrested and booked Sunday into the King County Jail for investigation of attempted homicide for shooting his estranged wife, her male ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
  • -2

    VA Police Seek Bilingual Volunteers for Ride-Along Program

    ARLINGTON, Va. — Police in Arlington County are looking for volunteers with foreign-language skills to assist officers on patrol in the county. In particular, police are looking for people who can speak Spanish, French, Mongolian, Arabic and certain African dialects. Those languages are prevalent in the county’s immigrant community and police want to make sure they can communicate with as many ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -2
  • -36

    Body Found In River ID'd As MA Police Officer

    Body Found In River ID'd As MA Police Officer
    TYNGSBOROUGH, MA - Two men were killed -- one of them a decorated Lowell police officer and former Marine -- in separate incidents in two Massachusetts rivers during the weekend, authorities said. While riding in a motor boat with his brother and another friend on the Merrimack River Saturday evening, Lowell patrol officer Charles Panek told his companions he was going ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -36
  • -6

    Norway Terror Suspect To Be Arraigned In Closed Court

    Norway Terror Suspect To Be Arraigned In Closed Court
    OSLO, Norway — An Oslo district court judge decided Monday to hold the arraignment for the suspect in the twin attacks in Norway behind closed doors, denying him an opportunity to air his anti-Muslim views to the public. The decision was announced to throngs of reporters waiting outside the court for their first glimpse of Anders Behring Breivik since Friday’s bombing ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -6
  • +3

    Bond Denied for Parolee Accused Of Shooting Two Officers

    CHICAGO - A parolee accused of wounding two Chicago police officers in a shootout in a West Side alley was ordered held without bond Thursday. [photo:608738] Daniel Jones, 27, is charged with two counts of attempted murder in the shootings of Harrison District Officers Ruben Del Valle and Jeffrey Friedlieb, both 29, after they tried to question him about a suspected ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +3
  • -22

    Man With Rifle Targeted Wounded Officer

    Man With Rifle Targeted Wounded Officer
    BALTIMORE - Baltimore police say a 20-year-old man with a grudge against the department was the gunman who fired a rifle from at a Southwestern District patrol officer on Tuesday night. The officer was spared from serious injury when the bullet grazed him and struck his service weapon. Police Commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III said detectives received a break in the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated -22
  • +16

    Post-9/11 Shooting Spree Killer Executed

    HUNTSVILLE — The lone survivor of a shooting spree that convicted killer Mark Stroman said was revenge for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks asked the courts to spare the Texas death row inmate’s life. The request delayed the execution, but couldn’t stop it. Stroman, 41, went to the death chamber Wednesday night in Huntsville about three hours later than scheduled. He ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated +16
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